GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany Schalke goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's unwillingness to commit his future to the
club has angered fans for a while now and during the celebration in Gelsenkirchen on Sunday after
Saturday's DFB Pokal win, one supporter made his slappy feelings very clear to Neuer's face. The
Bayern Munich and Manchester United target rode in [.
CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian soccer authorities indefinitely suspended all soccer in the country Friday
until there is a "return of stability" to a nation convulsed by protests and violence. The Egyptian
Football Association said in a statement it was postponing league games across all four of its
professional divisions, as well as youth and junior [.
ZURICH, Switzerland — Soccer's ruling body has postponed Yemen's home qualifying game for the
2012 Olympics against Singapore because of anti-government protests. FIFA says it agreed with the
Asian Football Confederation to delay Wednesday's scheduled first-leg match by one week until March
2. FIFA says the game could be switched to a neutral country if [.
TEHERAN, Iran Iranian authorities have ordered a ban on women from watching live broadcasts of
soccer matches at public movie theaters, the semi-official ILNA news agency reported. A state
police agency that monitors Iranian businesses called for the ban because "the presence of women
and families at movie theaters increases security risks and inappropriate [.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil A Brazilian footballer who faked his own kidnapping to get out of a team
training session faces up to six months in prison, according to police. Somalia, a player for the
Rio club Botafogo, made a police report Wednesday alleging he had been carjacked by an armed man
and forced [.
Over at The Administrator, they have an article up related to security at the 2010 World Cup which
they preface with some thoughts on security at youth soccer complexes: Facility security is a
crucial yet often overlooked concern for youth soccer organizations. For many clubs, facility
security is limited to a volunteer (armed with a walkie-talkie) [.
It's hardly surprising, I admit, but the United States government are paranoid. Presumably, it's
because they know someone is genuinely out to get them.Anyway, this paranoia has prompted the US
State Department to issue a travel warning to American citizens thinking of travelling to the 2010
World Cup Finals in South Africa.
I don't know about you but I'm becoming very tired that every single news story about South Africa
somehow references the 2010 World Cup Finals.To take just one example, there is this piece in The
Daily Telegraph which is nominally about township protests that they don't have access to basic
The news started coming through early on Saturday morning and as the information became clearer,
it was soon apparent that the whole African Cup Of Nations would now be tainted. When the dust had
settled, 3 members of the Togo party were dead and several were seriously injured. Angolan rebels
had attacked the team bus as it drove through the dangerous territory of Cabinda.
Prior to the Confederations Cup, South Africa tried to allay fears about their pesky little
security problems like having one of the highest crime rates in the world and their average of 50
murders per day by practicing their terrorist attack procedures (pictured above) and bringing in an
extra 40,000 agents.
India's national Santosh Trophy football tournament set to return this month to terrorist-disrupted
Kashmir state after nearly three decades has finally been cancelled because of a lack of security,
officials said. The event was scheduled to be held in Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar for the
first time since 1978, almost a decade before Islamist separatists launched a deadly revolt in the
Security arrangements at the Asian Cup are being tightened after intelligence reports warned of
possible terrorist threats in two of the four host nations, Thailand and Indonesia. On Tuesday,
Thai police said that Bangkok residents should expect tighter security in places such as airports
and department stores after they ordered more checkpoints and patrols, especially in Muslim
Heute haben wir mal ein Thema abseits von Fussball und Bier. Es hat aber mit einem weiteren Lieblingsgetränk von uns zu tun, der Cola. Zugegeben, so direkt hat es mit dem Getränk eigentlich nichts zu tun, denn wir wollen nur auf einen Werbespot von Coca Cola verweisen, den wir gut finden und den wir deshalb [.
-------------BMO Security was ready for any rogue streamers
In about 48 hours, BMO Field will be full of 21,000 screaming red clad supporters watching TFC's
2010 home opener. The atmosphere at the Lakeshore Temple has gained quite the reputation around the
league and is considered to be the most "international" of MLS stadiums.
Preisfrage: Was passiert, wenn ein Ordner im Fussballstadion seine Kindheit beim American Football
verbracht hat? Ganz einfach, er wird alles dran setzen, dass sich niemand in die Endzone bewegen
kann. Nächste Preisfrage: Was passiert, wenn ein Flitzer sich zu sicher fühlt? Antwort: Er wird
von einem Ordner mit Football Vergangenheit aus dem Weg geräumt.
As previously reported, Red Bulls Fan of the Year Thomas Binkley (aka
"Binks") was banned for life from Giants Stadium by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition
Authority for allegedly throwing some "f" bombs and exhibiting "threatening"
behavior. To throw further salt in the wounds, it landed just before the Barcelona game.